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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | 6 March 2015 (USA)
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As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy, posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals, Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

Director:

John Madden

Writers:

Ol Parker (screenplay by), Ol Parker (screen story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dev Patel ... Sonny Kapoor
Maggie Smith ... Muriel Donnelly
Danny Mahoney ... Car Valet
David Strathairn ... Ty Burley
Judi Dench ... Evelyn Greenslade
Bill Nighy ... Douglas Ainslie
Celia Imrie ... Madge Hardcastle
Ronald Pickup ... Norman Cousins
Diana Hardcastle ... Carol Parr
Subhrajyoti Barat Subhrajyoti Barat ... Hari (as Shubhrajyoti Barat)
Fiona Mollison ... Susan
Zachary Coffin ... American Tourist
Jayesh V. Kardak Jayesh V. Kardak ... Douglas' Assistant (as Jayesh Kardak)
Tina Desai ... Sunaina
Shazad Latif ... Kushal
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Storyline

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the expansionist dream of Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel), and it's making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy, posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy Chambers (Richard Gere) and Lavinia Beech (Tamsin Greig). Evelyn Greenslade (Dame Judi Dench) and Douglas Ainslie (Bill Nighy) have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman Cousins (Ronald Pickup) and Carol Parr (Diana Hardcastle) are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge Hardcastle (Celia Imrie) juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the ... Written by Fox Searchlight

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Plot Keywords:

sequel | hotel | india | english abroad | See All (4) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some language and suggestive comments | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El exótico Hotel Marigold 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,540,370, 8 March 2015

Gross USA:

$33,078,266

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,978,266
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Dev Patel was not raised in India. He was born and raised in Britain (born in Harrow, London). His parents were both born in Kenya. They have Indian heritage. See more »

Goofs

In the opening, Muriel and Sonny are driving down Route 66 and then appear in San Diego. Route 66 ends in Los Angeles, not San Diego. See more »

Quotes

Sonny Kapoor: Why die here... when I can die there!
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Plastic Bubble
Written by Steve Adams (as Steven Adams), David Brogan, Zach Gill (as Zachary Gill) and Dan Lebowitz (as Daniel Lebowitz)
Performed by ALO
Courtesy of Brushfire Records / Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Full of life and having a great time
6 September 2015 | by osj2507See all my reviews

These film are heartwarming, and this is a very good follow up to the first, the characters are still likable and enjoying themselves, unfortunately we have to say good bye to some one every time.

We are still in India, we are still focused on the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and the people living there, all is accounted for and having a good time, but people enter the scenery and they stir the pot, the balance is shifted back and forth, but in the end our young entrepreneur does the right thing and gets the girl :)

Always a pleasure seeing the cast of these films, they know what they are doing and even though age is part of these film, they all seem to be living it up, full of life and having a great time, both on and off the camera.


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